Mu­nic­i­pal, waste-man­age­ment bod­ies pay­ing to clean same drains in Lucea

Jamaica Gleaner - - FEATURE - Bryan Miller/Gleaner Writer

IT WOULD ap­pear that, as a re­sult of a lack of co­or­di­na­tion, the Hanover Mu­nic­i­pal Cor­po­ra­tion (HMC) and the Na­tional Solid Waste Man­age­ment Au­thor­ity (NSWMA) are pay­ing sep­a­rate groups of work­ers to clean the same drains, much to the cha­grin of Lucea Mayor Sheri­dan Sa­muels.

The in­for­ma­tion, which came to light at the HMC’s Phys­i­cal Plan­ning and En­vi­ron­ment Com­mit­tee meet­ing last Tues­day, had Sa­muels fum­ing as he de­scribed the sit­u­a­tion as a waste of gov­ern­ment funds.

“The whole beau­ti­fi­ca­tion as­pect of the town, I think we are hav­ing some level of con­fu­sion as it re­lates to that,”

SA­MUELS

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